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apple balm. they live in watertown. in your opinion boston for the marathon. tell me what this is like to have this resolution now tonight and see that ambulance drive by. >> i wasn't directly at the marathon, i was at work and i work on huntington avenue at the new england conservatory and the ambulances were going up and down the street, going in, coming out plus all the police cars is so it was sirens for a couple of hours. >> reporter: and this last night. >> and this last night. it was like okay, why is this in my town. i've been up since 9:00 in the morning because we could hear cars going up and down the street. they were i guess mobilizing and pretty quietly, actually, on our street, we live on kind of a secondary main road so -- we were hearing this, it woke us up we turn on news, oh, my god, what's going on, oh, my god, they here in watertown. >> pelley: you heard the shots. >> at the end. at the end. sff. >> reporter: at the end what was it like? >> we laughed, we cried, we've been on social media all afternoon. >> why laugh? >> >> i think we were just -- not when we heard t
and franklin. he was the apple of their eye, quite an interesting little character, according to her letters. and they were devastated by his death and jane was in mourning quite a long time over frankie's death. >> i think a big house especially with only one child now was too much for jane to take care of. i don't think she was interested in housekeeping particularly. i think she just wasn't capable of taking care of a house. pierce went off to fight in the mexican war in 1847 and they sold the house when he came back in 1848 and then they lived in a boarding house again in concord and lived in a boarding situation for the rest of their lives. >> we return to washington and the story of the white house because a fairly amazing thing, at least to my ears, seemed to happen which is two years into this darkness and mourning and reclusive life on the second floor of the white house, she comes out of it. how did that happen and what was this new jane pierce like? >> it happened because that was the end of the mourning period. normally, as i said earlier, it would have been just 12 months mourni
and it's quite remarkable to see. this is very much a story of apple pie and chevrolet neighborhood, today, after all that horrific violence that happened in the community, all that fear that happened in the community, they were shutdown, families are out. you see people walking their dogs, you see little kids setting up a lemonade stand, one little girl telling me she is going to take the proceeds from that stand and give them to victims of the bombing, real heartwarming stories, you see a lot of folks from the surrounding boston area who just wanted to come into watertown and see what was going on, even taking pictures. one lady had a good sense of humor about it on the street where the shootout happened early on friday, she goes, my car sustained bomb damage, my husband's sustained bullet damage. i hope that's covered by our insurer. there's a little lightness here and there on the serious side, over on franklin street exwhere the second suspect was ultimately found, craig, that is still very much an active crime scene. when we went over there we saw fbi investigators still combi
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